Bagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort
Amazing spot huge facilities right on the Irrawaddi river. The staff are amazing and the cabanas are great. Our family really enjoyed our stay here and also exporing Bagan.
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We left Mt. Popa resort we left and drove to Bagan (the old cultural centre of Burma dating back to the year 1100).
Stopping for lunch and also some local tea and Kina was able to ride and ox system that crushes peanuts into oil. Dev slept in the van while we explored.
After we arrived in Bagan we went to our hotel the …
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We have seen magnificent sunrises and watched some amazing sunsets. From Mandalay and south, we are now visiting the most common tourist destinations, and it is now a shame that these places are so crowded with other tourists – we had been spoilt in the upper reaches of the Ayeyawaddy. We have visited so many pagodas and seen so ...
Today we left Kalaw and its cool climate for the unbelievably sweaty Bagan. The journey took most of the day but when we arrived around 4 pm it was still well over 30 degrees! Our first choice hotel was a bit too pricey so we ended up in an absolute dive!
We kept ourselves hydrated ...
... to charge us 4x the price of the journey to our guesthouse. This annoyed me as one thing I really liked about Myanmar was that nobody tries to hassle you or rip you off. To be honest that's the only had experience we have had of it so far and I hope it stays that way. In the end we found another couple heading in the same direction as us so shared with them once we had got it down to a reasonable price. The guesthouse we stayed in were nice ...
... horse and cart and taken for around his local village and down to the river past many stupas of all periods from the 11th century to date. He explained about how the cost of horses has inflating rapidly over the last 5 years and how he didn't think he could afford another if his present one became ill or died. The family used to have a horse and cart plus farm land, but since his parents had died, the "estate" had to be divided between the siblings and he got the horse & ...